Green Hills Branch Library is closed Nov 19-24 for parking lot maintenance. Get details.

All library locations are closed beginning at 6 PM Wednesday, Nov 21, and reopen for normal hours on Saturday, Nov 24. Happy Thanksgiving!

Ghost country: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
In the shadowy streets below Chicago's Loop, among the poor and downtrodden, a homeless woman believes that the blood of the Virgin Mary is seeping through a crack in a concrete wall. Ghost Country tells what happens in the lives of three people, after a mysterious woman appears at the wall during a thunderstorm.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780385333368
9780307485434
9781568956824
9780385299336
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 2bcdd237-e80c-48e1-dede-04d89762e5d3
Grouping Title ghost country
Grouping Author paretsky sara
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-18 23:28:41PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 00:25:40AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Sara Paretsky
author_display Paretsky, Sara
available_at_catalog Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Fiction, Large Print
detailed_location_catalog Main Library - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Large Print
display_description A novel on the homeless in Chicago so desperate for a ray of hope they are willing to believe in miracles, this one being the Virgin's apparition. The novel features a gallery of characters, among them a former opera singer who has become an alcoholic.
format_catalog Book, Large Print, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id 2bcdd237-e80c-48e1-dede-04d89762e5d3
isbn 9780307485434, 9780385299336, 9780385333368, 9781568956824
item_details ils:CARL0000102162|35192043078355|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Paretsk|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000108458|35192019431273|Main Library - Adult Large Print|Fiction Paretsk Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, overdrive:41b17aaa-65fe-4739-a86e-6ce32c846290|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, Large Print Book
last_indexed 2018-11-19T06:25:40.982Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Paretsk, Fiction Paretsk Large Type
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 9780385333368
publishDate 1998, 2008
record_details ils:CARL0000102162|Book|Books||English|Delacorte Press,|c1998.|386 p. ; 25 cm., ils:CARL0000108458|Large Print|Books||English|Wheeler Pub.,|1998.|525 p. ; 24 cm., overdrive:41b17aaa-65fe-4739-a86e-6ce32c846290|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2008|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000108458 35192019431273 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000102162 35192043078355 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:41b17aaa-65fe-4739-a86e-6ce32c846290 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction, City and town life -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction, Homeless persons -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction, Large type books, Psychiatric social work -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction, Psychiatrists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction, Psychotherapist and patient -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction
title_display Ghost country
title_full Ghost Country A Novel, Ghost country / Sara Paretsky
title_short Ghost country
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet City and town life, Fantasy, Fiction, Homeless persons, Large type books, Psychiatric social work, Psychiatrists, Psychotherapist and patient